Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 219 persons in 2017 in Nigeria, according to World Bank / WHO. This is the same as in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Nigeria reached an all time high of 318 persons in 1999 and an all time low of 219 persons in 2000. When compared to Nigeria's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Benin amounted to 58.0 persons, 194 persons in Cameroon, 154 persons in Chad and 90.0 persons in Niger in 2017.
Nigeria has been ranked 32nd within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 8 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
The incidence of tuberculosis is the estimated number of new pulmonary, smear-positive, and extra-pulmonary tuberculosis cases.